[scribus] Vertical align of text / aligning text with horizontal lines

eclipse magick eclipse.magick at gmail.com
Wed Sep 30 18:50:35 CEST 2009

I made a tuturial similar to this request in french. I used scribus-

If someone could translate and why not add in the wiki... ?

2009/9/30 a.l.e <ale.comp_06 at xox.ch>:
> hi timothy j,
>> I'm new to Scribus but not new to DTP.  I'm trying to create your
>> standard fill-in paper form.  You know:
>> Name; __________
>> Address: ________
>> Telephone: ______
> is there any reason why you aren't putting the fields in one single field and -- maybe -- align them to the baseline grid?
> one alternative, if you want several fields, is to put guides at the same height as your lines and then manually align the baseline of the text to the guide.
> but, i agree: it would be nice if scribus would snap the baseline of each line to the guides, not only the frame borders.
> not trivial to do right, but it may also not be very hard to implement, since the baseline can already snap to the baseline grid!
> i guess it's worth a feature request...
> ciao
> a.l.e
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